In the conservation video production business, the months of March, April and May are busy seasons for many reasons.
First, many of those video projects that were filmed during the previous autumn have delivery deadlines of spring. So it’s full speed ahead on video production when a new year begins and projects have to be finished. WorkCabin Creative has 15 video projects that are in the final phase of production to be sent to organizations this spring.
Several of these projects now being wrapped up are part of national programs and campaigns being launched. Another project is a conservation documentary for a nature organization that should be released by May 2021.
Secondly, there’s another more obvious reason that spring can be busy. It’s the start of new life. Migrating birds begin to arrive. Frogs start calling in freshly unfrozen forest ponds. Salamanders begin crawling at night toward vernal pools to mate and spawn. In the field of conservation filming work, we also refer to this as headlamp season ;). Recently we were working in southwestern Ontario to do field recording of frog calls in vernal pools for a client’s conservation video project.
The arrival of spring signals the annual rise in requests for filming conservation projects. And the requests will keep coming in until the snow flies again in many many months.
Pro tip: Reach out early to book your slot on the schedule!